‘DWTS’ Dance Partners Emma Slater, Mauricio Umansky Spotted Holding Hands
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Dancing With The Stars has long been a source of both entertainment and drama. This season, the spotlight has turned towards professional dancer Emma Slater and her celebrity partner, Mauricio Umansky, as they were recently spotted holding hands. The duo has sent social media abuzz, fans are now speculating about the nature of their relationship.
Emma Slater, Mauricio Umansky Were Spotted Holding Hands After Dinner
On October 23, it was revealed that Slater and Umansky were spotted hand in hand while leaving a cozy dinner. Since the nature of this meal had no relation to the competition series, fans curiosity was piqued due to the nature of their relationship.
As per TMZ, Slater and Umansky looked quite “couple-y” as they made their way to the car, adding fuel to the romance rumors.
Mauricio Umansky seen holding hands with his recently divorced DWTS partner Emma Slater just days before the real housewives of Beverly Hills premiere 👀 pic.twitter.com/O98O52C5Gv— BravoBabe (@thebravobabe_) October 23, 2023
Umansky and Slater have been twirling and gliding together on the DWTS stage since the beginning of the season. The pair has publicly become a decent pair in the competition and their chemistry was evident. Apparently, the pair’s connection extend beyond the dance floor now.
In this moment it’s important to remember the context of their personal lives. Recently, it was announced that The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star separated from his wife of 27 years, Kyle Richards. Meanwhile the DWTS pro filed for divorce from fellow pro Sasha Farber in April 2023. For those who may be wondering, there is an age gap of nearly 19 years between the rumored pair; Umansky is 53 years old, while Slater is 34 years old.
Amid the rumors, some DWTS fans are cautious about jumping to conclusions regarding the alleged romance. They point out that DWTS professionals often form close friendships with their celebrity partners each season. Fans emphasized that this particular incident may be no different.
Mauricio Umansky Is Rumored To Be Dating Someone Else
The backstory of Umansky and Richards adds an extra layer of complexity to the situation. In July 2023, People magazine reported their separation after two decades of marriage. Although they denied rumors of a divorce, they acknowledged they had faced a challenging year. On the first night of DWTS, Richards was present to support Umansky but clarified that they were still separated.
“Kyle and I are human beings, we have emotions, we have feelings. We’re going through a really hard time, okay? We are currently separated,” Umansky said. “We are not talking about divorce, and we’re trying to deal with this stuff internally, privately.”
While some fans speculated that Umansky was dating real estate agent Leslie Bega, a representative for Bega clarified that the two were just friends. In the case of Slater, she remains single and hasn’t been romantically linked to anyone since her divorce from Farber.